Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The massive success of the last edition of PackPlus South with a footfall of 12,454 visitors is a challenge to emulate, let alone better


Strong growth in sectors like fast moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, liquor, and cosmetics has had a positive rub off on the packaging industry. Growth in consumer goods and organised retail mainly drives demand for packaging. For an investor, the packaging sector offers promising growth and high returns. With consumerism gaining strength, the industry is growing at a rate of 14-15% annually. PackPlus South aims to provide a global platform to the leaders of this most promising industry, who will present some of the latest innovations and developments from the industry.

With big names already signed up, the exhibition, scheduled from 6-9 July 2012 will feature around 300 exhibitors on the 10,500 sqm sprawling area of HITEX Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad.

Hilda Automation, a customary exhibitor at PackPlus, did a remarkable business at the 2011 edition of India Packaging Show. The company will be displaying a wide range of packaging machinery at its prominent stall under the Packaging Zone at PackPlus South.

Other leading companies exhibiting under the zone will include Domino Printech India (P) Ltd., KP Tech, Saurabh Flexipack Systems (P) Ltd., Superpack Packaging Machines (P) Ltd., Reynders Label Printing India (P) Ltd., Cyklop Packaging Systems India (P) Ltd., Bhavmark Systems (P) Ltd., AKR Plastic Industry, Hassia Packaging (P) Ltd., Ecobliss India (P) Ltd., AVP Papers, Maharshi Udyog, Markem-Imaje India (P) Ltd., Electronics Devices, Inpack Fabrications (P) Ltd., Jay Instruments & Systems Pvt. Ltd., S.V. Modular Conveyors (P) Ltd., Uflex Ltd. and Interlabels Industries (P) Ltd.

Next Impex, one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of non-woven fabric bags making machine lines in India, is exhibiting under the Converting Zone at PackPlus South 2012 for the first time. Realising the wide reach of the Show, the company has one of the largest stalls to showcase its products and solutions. Kody Equipments has always been busy at PackPlus, with several on-spot sale of machines and prospects that keep maturing overtime. The company will present a slitter & rewinder machines in this zone at the exhibition.

Others exhibiting in this zone will also include the renowned companies like Natraj Corrugating Machinery Company, Enigma Ventures (P) Ltd., K K Packaging Solutions, Saill Colours & Chemicals, Nagpal Exim, PSR Industries (P) Ltd., Next Impex, N-Tex Engineering Works (India), Suddha Converting Machineries (P) Ltd., Expert Industries (P) Ltd., Axess Ultrasonics (P) Ltd., SP Ultraflex Systems (P) Ltd., BST Sayona Automation (P) Ltd., Intergraphic Sales & Services (P) Ltd., K K Graphics and Shraddha Converting Machines (P) Ltd.

A dynamic economic scenario worldwide has sparked a new found interest in automation to make business processes more effective and efficient. The food and pharma industries are adopting automation to grow in the competitive world. The Processing Zone at PackPlus South will feature companies like Omron Automation Pvt. Ltd., Osna Electronics (P) Ltd., Sandilyam Automation Systems (P) Ltd., Elesa and Ganter India (P) Ltd., Baumuller India (P) Ltd. and Delta India Electronics.

The Supply Chain Zone will feature some of the leading companies from the bulk packaging segment like Lohia Starlinger Ltd., Time Technoplast Ltd., Indus Control & Automation (P) Ltd., Gujarat Machinery (P) Ltd., J P Extrusiontech Ltd. and Habasit Iakoka (P) Ltd. The companies exhibiting in the AIDC segment will include Aseptic Technology Inc., Tvasta ID India (P) Ltd. and 3d CAD (I) (P) Ltd.

“With the third edition of the PackPlus being organized in Hyderabad, the foothold has only gone strong. We have crossed the last year records with 250 exhibitors signed up already for the show, and we still have two more months to go. The Show will surpass all previous records to make new landmarks,” said Neetu Arora, Director, Print-Packaging.Com (P) Ltd, the organizers of the Show.